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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

Dodd-Frank Private Equity

First Meeting of Financial Stability Oversight Council

Stacks of Coins

Banking, Insurance, Private Equity The Financial Stability Oversight Council (sometimes referred to as FSOC) convened its first “Official” meeting on October 1, 2010.  There’s no lack of political maneuvering behind the scenes.  Despite the congressional scuttlebutt, the Council appeared to have a focused, energized agenda.  It passed resolutions during its meeting concerning a variety of important steps to fulfill its […] Read more →

by and   |   October 12, 2010

The Volcker Rule and Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

Private Equity The “Volcker Rule” is named after former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker.  Broadly speaking it is a rule against banks making certain speculative kinds of investments... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010

More Clues on the SEC Dodd-Frank Timeline

Banking, Energy, Executive Compensation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Schapiro testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on September 30, 2010. In so doing she gave more clues on the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2010

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SEC Releases Rulemaking Schedule

Executive Compensation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has released its planned rulemaking schedule through July 2011.  As was expected, the agency is going to be busy adopting numerous new regulations and amending existing... Read more →

by   |   September 18, 2010